Lemony Zucchini Couscous Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Lemons
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A very quick, easy and flavorful side dish. Lemony Zucchini Couscous could also double as the base for a cold salad with the addition of other chopped veggies or as an entree by adding chicken. This is a Sunkist S’alternative™ recipe using lemon to take the place of salt. This is one tasty dish that will be enjoyed by all!


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3 medium sized zucchini, diced
  • 1 package of original brand couscous
  • Vegetable broth
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 Sunkist® lemon, juiced

Instructions: (Makes 4 servings)

  • Heat oil in large skillet, add onion and garlic and cook until softened. Add zucchini and continue cooking until zucchini is cooked through.
  • Add couscous to skillet and cook for 3 minutes, constantly stirring. Add vegetable broth according to the amount of liquid added per package directions.
  • Remove from heat, cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Add pepper, parsley and lemon juice to the skillet and fluff with a fork. Great served along side chicken or fish. Enjoy!

Recipe and photo submitted by Melissa T. - Sunkist S’alternative™ recipe contest.

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